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MCZ Invertebrate Zoology 66744

Amblyomma williamsi Banks, 1924

Date Collected:

1872-06-12/1872-06-14

South America: Ecuador: Galápagos: Galapagos Archipelago | Albermarle Island

Current Identification
Animalia Arthropoda Arachnida Acari Parasitiformes Ixodida Ixodidae
Determiner: [no agent data]
Nature of ID: migration

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Part Condition Disposition Count
whole animal (70% ethanol) unchecked in collection 3 History

Attribute Value Determination On
host off Conolophus suberistatus (Iguanidae) [no agent data], Method: migration 2011-03-06

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  • 2 ticks are headless, & one of these is missing legs.

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  • Continent:
  • South America
  • Country:
  • Ecuador
  • State/Province:
  • Galápagos
  • Island Group:
  • Galapagos Archipelago
  • Specific Locality:
  • Albermarle Island
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • Galapagos Island, Albemarle Island [both listed]
  • Georeference:
  • -1.1350760, -91.772046 (Error radius: 151433m) By: Andrew D. Williston on 2013-12-09 (Source: GEOLocate)
  • Datum:
  • WGS84
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • decimal degrees
  • Collecting Source:
  • wild caught
  • Began Date / Ended Date:
  • 1872-06-12 / 1872-06-14
  • Verbatim Date:
  • June 12-14, 1872
  • Collectors:
  • Franz Steindachner; Hassler Expedition

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